The 3rd United Nations Open Science Conference 

The 3rd United Nations Open Science Conference  405 408 Open and Universal Science (OPUS) Project

The 3rd United Nations Open Science Conference from 8 to 10 February 2023 (9.00 a.m. to 1.30 p.m. New York Time) is organized by the Dag Hammarskjöld Library of the United Nations Department of Global Communications in collaboration with the Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Division of Sustainable Development Goals, and UNESCO’s Division of Science Policy and Capacity-Building. 

In observance of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science (11 February), policy makers, IGO representatives, researchers, scholars, librarians, publishers and civil society will engage in a dialogue about the opportunities and challenges of practicing open science.  

Under the theme “Accelerating the Sustainable Development Goals, Democratizing the Record of Science”, panels and keynotes will focus on three streams: 

  • Equity in open scholarship 
  • Reforming scientific publishing 
  • Strengthening the science-policy-society interface 

More information, including the concept note, registration and detailed programme, is available on the Conference website: 

Hear more about ground-breaking open access initiatives, learn about new perspectives of scholarly communications and participate in lively discussions about the present and future of open science practices for the SDGs. 

UNESCO Open Science team 


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